Saudi Arabia

December 24, 2003

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More than 12 percent of Internet users in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are using broadband access, with Kuwait leading the way with 29 percent broadband Internet penetration.  Other countries wi

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Power service provider Aggreko’s Dubai branch will supplyi a 3MW temporary power package, a 250 kW load bank and two compressors for Bulgaria’s Petreco, a division of Melrose Resources.

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The governments of the United States and Saudi Arabia have called on the United Nations (UN) to designate a non-governmental organization in Bosnia as a terrorist entity and add its representative to

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The AES Corporation has completed the sale of approximately 39 percent of its interest in AES Oasis Limited for $150 million to the Islamic Development Bank Infrastructure Fund, managed by Emerging Ma

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation plans to build a new plant complex to be located at the Yanbu industrial site on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. The new cracker, which is expected to come on-str

December 23, 2003

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Saudi Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received in Riyadh Tuesday Chinese ambassador to the Kingdom Wu Tcho Nuhwa, SPA repo

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In Jordan, the parliament backed the new 22-member cabinet of Prime Minister Faisal al-Fayez with an overwhelming vote of confidence on Tuesday.  The

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The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Monday to extend the U.N. peacekeeping mission along the Israeli-Syrian border.   The 15-nation

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Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, in an exclusive interview with CNN, acknowledged Monday (early Tuesday Middle East time) that the war in Iraq may have

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Experts Internet Solutions, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia’s Dayem Integrated Systems Group, has launched the company’s new regional offices in Riyadh. The Riyadh regional office includes a software dev

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Saudi beverage producer Aujan has reported that its exports to the US and UK markets increased by 32 and 46 percent respectively in 2003 compared to last year's figures. Aujan exports over 10 million

December 22, 2003

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A Saudi Security official was quoted as saying on Monday that initial investigations with a group of "terrorists" arrested in the kingdom indicated th

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who is also the head of the Saudi Kingdom's delegation to the 24th Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in K

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Dr. Saleh Bin Abdullah Bin Humeid, the Chairman of the Saudi Shoura Council, met in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with  Chairman of the National Federal Council

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Middle Eastern crude steel production remained steady at an estimated 1.1 million metric tons in November, reported the International Iron and Steel Institute. Overall, output from the region is up 10